GBA Ships is managed by a Leadership Team chaired by CEO Seelan Govender. The team is made up of leaders with responsibility for different aspects of the organisation.

All activities of GBA Ships are overseen by an external governing board. Meeting regularly, this group holds the leadership of GBA Ships accountable for fulfilling the agreed aim of "sharing knowledge, help and hope".

The Governing Board also fulfils the following roles:

  • Provide guidelines for the development of both short and long-term strategy.
  • Ensure that all income, whether from gifts or other sources, and all expenditures are properly accounted for and approve the annual financial statements.
  • Ensure effective support is in place for the CEO of GBA Ships.

GBA Ships, e.V. is a registered company with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). GBA Ships is a management company and manages the vessel Logos Hope. GBA Ships complies with the provisions of all relevant Maritime Rules and Conventions including the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974, as amended, as well as the International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities (ISPS). The vessel is owned by Doulos Ltd, a registered company in the Republic of Malta and is flagged under the authority of Transport Malta. The vessel’s Classification Society is REGISTRO ITALIANO NAVALE (RINA).